Synonym of covenant

Alternative for covenant

covenants, covenanted, covenanting

Synonym: agreement, alliance, bargain, concord, contract, pact, treaty, understanding,

Noun

An agreement
contract agreement bargain compact pact deal treaty accord promise arrangement bond convention pledge commitment concordat settlement understanding alliance disposition entente guarantee guaranty protocol surety warranty deed indenture trust undertaking warrant dicker handshake papers stipulation transaction assurance oath vow engagement word concord obligation avowal charter security affirmation troth negotiation word of honour certificate word of honor compromise asseveration resolution swearing profession decision attestation bail swear espousal truce pawn promissory note insurance document armistice sacred word lease collateral earnest gage acknowledgment terms accommodation instrument solemn word acknowledgement record testament gentleman's agreement gauge declaration affidavit affiance league assertion determination parole conclusion account business sworn statement resolve paper entente cordiale consent indemnity committal binder concordance adjudication acceptance gentlemen's agreement meeting of minds meeting of the minds adjustment concession piece of paper trade-off modus vivendi happy medium legal document betrothal token marriage plight commission intention reconciliation sanction cartel rapport consensus debenture international agreement prearrangement certification averment appointment writ written promise friendly agreement approval codicil recognition task deposit note solemn promise statement good understanding proclamation solemn declaration quid pro quo the nod avouchment package deal accordance common view harmony concurrence assent adjuration protection indemnification mutual understanding cover safeguard schedule testimony deposition backing underwriting hostage sworn declaration official document asylum custody balance title down payment toast health composition conveyance deed of covenant voucher legal agreement safety measure release proof title deed fifty-fifty middle ground halfway house half measure win-win situation neutral ground half and half half measures affair finding ruling establishment matter completion termination confirmation judgment proceeding sale action enterprise event trade reimbursement working out expenditure pay showdown quietus compensation judgement payoff remuneration disbursement coup proceedings occurrence intercourse happening activity buying act selling business deal purchasing purchase step play disposal verdict opinion decree arbitrament order call arbitration pronouncement sentence diagnosis result choice deduction deliverance outcome allotment award mediation give-and-take intercession inference fixing preference selection adjudgement conviction nomination assumption findings recommendation sequitur option presumption eduction induction evaluation answer deciding finalisation finalization conciliation mediatorship intervention peacemaking interceding interposition interpretation reasoning supposition surmise conjecture prognosis benefit share apportionment stake punishment permit illation ratiocination privilege licence injunction rule refereeing judging umpiring results right franchise adaptation change fitting assessment adjudicature calculation discernment divination consequence solution verification transformation compliance adjudgment end designation modification alteration makeover conformity measurement ascertainment discovery perception purpose pick prerogative election way visualization visualisation discretion will volition setting specification endowment grant license patent fifty-fifty deal check choosing bet vote druthers picking prescription top of the list preferment thing fave first choice selecting priority favorite favourite favour appraisal say favor authorization naming authorisation a decision about

Noun

An individual rule as part of a system of law or religious doctrine
law order statute bill decree regulation rule act enactment command ruling ordinance criterion demand edict resolution canon code commandment constitution dictum formula measure dictate directive injunction motion principle promulgation tenet belief credo creed decalogue diktat direction ethic fiat guideline mandate maxim prescription proclamation pronouncement ratification standard stipulation axiom cause charge convention doctrine foundation fundamental institute instruction notice postulate practice precept prescript pronunciamento requirement writ assize base behest bidding bylaw caveat decision decretum divestiture equity exigency garnishment generalisation generalization ground guide mitzvah precedent principium proposal proposition reason reg truth ukase warrant by-law due process kaupapa do bull word rescript imperative manifesto irade firman decretal judgment announcement rap judgement charging say declaration the word the riot act sanction authorization summons say-so authorisation statement request legislation exhortation briefing call ultimatum will assertion subpoena permission endorsement communication notification okay enjoinment green light licence hest ban authority license consent accreditation encyclical message bulletin advice broadcast publication go-ahead report official statement guidelines laws body of law carte blanche commission desire memorandum memo recommendation invitation wish embargo penalty obligation dogma public statement restriction boycott approval prohibition permit interdiction papal decree legal code ipse dixit plea agreement empowerment allowance clearance support sentence sufferance leave action concurrence granting right credentials verification charter thumbs up coercive measure punitive measure custom instrument affirmation guidance admonition insistence suggestion procedure prompting solicitation saying ordainment information requisition working principle motto byword amendment Act of Parliament clause verdict commitment beck imposition bar monition enjoinder preception teaching cue signal prompt code of laws appeal ordering exaction dictation adjuration devoir legislative document propriety decorum brocard etiquette official sanction delegation expressed desire ground rule Bible numbers book no-nos parameter piece of legislation calling bell invocation cry no-no beck and call court order dispatch chapter and verse standing order spreading publicizing transmission propagation dissemination circulation advisory high sign tip-off blank check testament document acclamation article gospel denunciation deposition allegation indictment affidavit intimation publishing divulgence advertisement expression revelation reporting news release broadcasting annunciation disclosure exposition recitation prediction narration deterrent punishment interdict discipline retribution penalization exclusion correction communiqué exposing tariff barrier acts rules rulings bills enactments lawmaking charters regulations statutes security coercive measures punitive action jurisprudence ordinances measures codification papers pledge warranty official document publicising lawgiving legislature body of laws guarantee testimonial passport written order credential certificate authentication assent acquiescence acceptance access countenance dispensation backing approbation blessing privilege freedom power entitlement concession exemption liberty prerogative acknowledgment validation confirmation condonance tolerance discretion admission avowal impunity blank cheque sanctification pass rubber stamp latitude acknowledgement run endorsation green-light stamp of approval nod seal of approval free hand toleration all clear O.K. say so imprimatur free rein passage condonation seal OK admittance

Noun

A league or alliance, especially of confederate states
confederacy alliance coalition confederation federation league union combine axis bloc compact conglomerate consortium cooperative association band block circle combination group partnership ring society syndicate anschluss bond bund consociation conspiracy fellowship government grouping guild organisation organization sodality affiliation faction set coterie clique party gang fraternity crew club body entente cartel cabal camp brotherhood order pool mob outfit congress council amalgamation caucus sect bunch trust junta sorority team corporation institution merger side board wing network institute crowd chamber clan unit college gild hookup schism company alignment concordat sisterhood cell pact community connection junto camarilla unification lodge troupe concord fusion Bund agreement tribe pack family consolidation section lobby treaty troop integration firm cooperation concern collaboration Mafia merging linkup gathering chain liaison push tie link melding congregation knot conclave committee movement combo monopoly house pressure group tie-up business agency machine allied group ginger group strategic partnership splinter group conglomeration federacy synergy co-partnership syndication copartnership racket establishment klatch coven fold klatsch lot operation relationship relation vocation corps sector division political party labour union contingent commission collective class electorate industry set-up minority collection trade union conjunction in-group interest group squad profession trade cluster formation cadre branch arm workers' association labor union posse assemblage kinship batch amalgam troops confraternity mergence coadunation offshoot insiders intrigue design accord minority group public-interest group fringe movement rat pack tie-in private club junction solidarity unity conference loop circuit entente cordiale friendship close association friendly relationship mutual attachment cordial relations fraternization communion mutuality fraternisation collusion interrelation membership combining linking uniting fusing connecting coupling coalescence assembly linkage concurrence interlocking enosis marrying joining affinity synthesis marriage convocation tribunal cabinet convention regime forum dictatorship leadership military government legislative body enterprise foundation multinational interest venture academy bureau undertaking megacorp practice settlement university school conservatory ensemble office huddle centre seminary hook-up meeting center representatives centre of learning rally audience seat of learning throng get-together foregathering muster clubhouse multitude colony link-up arrangement array cast social organization legislature social club race charity trusteeship people lineup incorporation bevy horde bevvy cahoots selection crop joint venture participation gens sept multiple patrol turnout mass flock corporate body powwow setup concentration special interest meet synod shop folks ingathering lobby group hui crush runanga coming together coffee klatch moiety confab action group sit-in affair political action committee department chapter category denomination crème de la crème commune world frat camaraderie campus edifice professional association orphanage seminar hospital clinic quarter ghetto district social activities club working men's clubs recreational club companionship service franchise group of people accumulation togetherness chumminess plunderbund holding company aggregation deal bargain contract store contractual cooperation affairs clambake in-crowd understanding accommodation protocol athletic union encounter group support group conflation takeover blur mixture meld blend mash-up mix proceedings project system structure shell octopus jungle zoo ainga ngai coordination front strategic relationship co-op endowment origination plantation inauguration constitution creation start-up business programme program special-interest group single-interest group special interests relatives relations strategic alliance army business arrangement actors performers empire brigade boodle platoon consort legal entity large company business organization detail detachment cohort gaggle mutually beneficial alliance mutually beneficial relationship mutually beneficial partnership zaibatsu covey menagerie show championship line-up merged companies joint concern merged businesses merged firms entity whole equity alliance arts school learned society military institute cross-holding parent company orchestra march evolution demonstration mobilisation mobilization political group acting company repertory company stock company clump clutch suite start-up battery chorus charitable body constellation working party reinforcement strengthening stabilization fortification contest competition bank parcel trio quartet passel PAC package members associates fellows compression firming condensation stabilisation solidification source of funds established institution funding agency endowed institution clot duo quintet octet sextet subculture subgroup subdivision following culture faith assortment series tournament organism number septet nonet raft followers jumble lobbyist choir library medley roundup firming up complete series symposium concourse attenders comrades subscribers supporting cast jamboree swarm conventicle function drove herd stock glee club confluence intersection session assembled group parley tweetup reunion rendezvous meetup summit stockpile social function tryst convergence blood dynasty single-issue group campaign group special interest group ethnic group kindred kinsfolk lineage nation seed kin kinfolk kinfolks line involvement supporters enrolment admission adherents enrollment participants delegates partners colleagues affiliates inclusion attachment folk hapu caste iwi population sort type kind ilk

Noun

A link or connection, especially one between commercial companies
tie-up association relationship liaison link connection relation alliance arrangement bargain contract deal linkup link-up accommodation accord affiliation bond collaboration compact confederation cooperation entente hookup partnership protocol settlement understanding union axis coalition coordination federation hook-up tie-in trust business arrangement combination society cahoots confederacy concert league teamwork participation communication fellowship collusion working together joint effort communion concord conspiracy coopetition linkage syndicate brotherhood interchange contact unity synergy doing business coadjuvancy partisanship symbiosis dealings teaming fraternity synergism mutual support combined effort relations mutual effort harmony concurrence club esprit de corps reciprocity fusion unanimity joint action coaction strategic partnership sorority interface company playing ball compromise tie guild combine bloc group clique cartel consociation ring block organization consortium combined effect intercourse coterie reciprocal action sisterhood cooperating meshing concerted effort interactiveness conjunction team effort solidarity joint venture transaction organisation networking interactivity interrelations copartnership membership commerce co-partnership consorting interplay pulling together intercommunication interaction congress labour union order sodality labor union trade union Bund workers' association rapport affinity kinship banding together alignment joining attachment contractual cooperation mutually beneficial alliance strategic alliance mutually beneficial relationship cross-holding strategic relationship mutually beneficial partnership equity alliance concordat team pact fraternization grouping mutuality interrelation fraternisation give and take give-and-take logrolling kotahitanga companionship faction mob togetherness gang community enterprise crew friendship body party chumminess

Noun

Agreement between an employer and employee

Noun

The accepted or established code of procedure or behaviour in any group, organization, or situation
protocol conventions etiquette formalities manners courtesies customs propriety decorum procedure politesse proprieties ritual civilities conventionalities punctilio accepted behaviour code courtesy custom good form obligation order policy rules code of behaviour done thing modus operandi rules of conduct thing to do code of behavior p's and q's politeness convention ceremony form mores good manners breeding regulations dignity formality civility conformity conventionality social graces manner niceties decency deportment principles refinement amenities guidelines couth usage ceremoniousness strictness nicety correctness seemliness polish demeanor conduct behavior code of conduct gentility guideline tikanga demeanour red tape behaviour pomp good behavior carriage comportment elegance culture mien bearing prescription preciseness formalism respectability diplomatic code standard procedure social code social procedures punctilios punctiliousness modesty appropriateness polite behaviour decorousness good breeding demureness paperwork customary behaviour courtliness kawa formal courtesy ethics code of practice procedures convenance bureaucracy correct behaviour proper behavior standards morals convenances habits tact rules and regulations official procedure the done thing attention to detail agreement principle courteousness ceremonial exactitude meticulousness precision polite acceptable conduct polites scrupulousness conscientiousness taste urbanity sophistication particularity finickiness seriousness social conventions social grace social niceties fuss correct behavior Ps and Qs stateliness solemnity formalness laws bumbledom officialdom properness rectitude officialese appropriacy one's Ps and Qs sobriety maxim elegancies consideration becomingness orthodoxy delicacy discretion restraint correctitude gravity orderliness good taste sedateness probity tenue system morality unnecessary paperwork good grace appropriate behavior savoir vivre polished manners table manners proper conduct practices traditions ways accepted conduct set of principles set of customs set of standards proper behaviour suavities acceptable behaviour expected behavior usual procedure usages praxis good behaviour rules of behaviour social norm attitude custom and practice practises established ways routines patterns traditional customs scruples rites way of life codes way of doing things values policies social conduct rituals graciousness cultivation grace mannerliness respect style diplomacy genteelness civilization thoughtfulness respectfulness accomplishment civilisation gallantry etiquettes politesses class kindness education deference worldliness suavity discernment finesse poise tactfulness thought enlightenment suaveness charm considerateness chivalry learning cordiality deportments schooling discrimination attentiveness affability training reverence gentleness erudition finish gentlemanliness letters complaisance comity solicitude friendliness distinction soft skills savoir-faire intellectual awareness artistic awareness nobility aestheticism skill address ceremonies cyber etiquette online etiquette internet etiquette orthodoxies tenues delicacies good example best behavior geniality subtlety gallantness due regard netiquette amiability familiarity sympathy panache control bearings urbanities comportments cultivated look social norms obligingness ladylikeness belles-lettres urbaneness common courtesy done things stylishness science art fashion improvement practice proficiency capacity ability dress experience perception elevation rank affectation ostentation affectedness ostentatiousness compassion benevolence veneration nurture development background flower society ruling class gentle birth blue blood optimacy good family high birth culturedness know-how savvy nous flair sense composure adroitness confidence kindliness mindfulness forbearance niceness heedfulness sensitivity social standing advancement progress grounding self-possession smoothness refined taste cool habitude consuetude social know-how noblesse tastefulness poshness exquisiteness lushness magnificence ornateness grandeur hauteur sumptuousness rhythm felicity splendor purity elegancy gracefulness symmetry luxury splendour

Verb

Agree by lease, deed, or other legal contract
promise contract pledge agree undertake vow bargain engage guarantee plight swear warrant bind oneself commit oneself concur stipulate give an undertaking plight oneself enter into an agreement declare vouch commit assure affirm take an oath give an assurance state swear an oath give one's word assert avow asseverate profess cross one's heart give your word swear up and down come to terms bind depose attest testify obligate aver proclaim pronounce claim assent reach an agreement negotiate a deal swear on the Bible make a deposition state under oath sign for give your word of honour say so vouchsafe soak confirm pledge oneself oblige troth ensure solemnly promise betroth affiance underwrite espouse trust promise under oath dare say cross one's heart and hope to die secure accede subscribe pledge yourself swear blind put oneself down for give your oath give word give witness have confidence in swear to God make an affidavit swear by depend on rely on live up to cross your heart swear on bible answer for cross heart give an undertaking to arrange negotiate pact commission sign settle consent dicker ink commit yourself firm a deal put in writing go along with shake hands hammer out deal make a deal shake hands on it enter into close a deal clinch a deal make terms work out details accept offer ink a deal sign papers swear under oath bind yourself make a commitment undertake solemnly give word of honor avouch maintain certify allege insist contend argue protest witness purport verify bear witness lay down announce uphold endorse hold vouch for corroborate prove support say advance predicate authenticate validate adduce acknowledge substantiate submit give evidence guaranty represent postulate plead establish move show cite emphasize opine cinch appear emphasise bear out testify to back up swear to challenge indicate admit suggest evidence imply pretend posit demonstrate asservate propound present defend reassure advocate depone ratify insure sustain offer vindicate justify seal put forward state on oath ice rubber-stamp clinch okay make out give assurances press give a pledge nail down lock up document stand behind give proof of bear witness to provide evidence of make a case give your assurance reason back notify ascertain confess recognize insist on charge delegate sponsor expostulate provide wager own explain question stand by effect concede allow grant recognise stake convey give grounds for set out remonstrate accuse intimate hint impute insinuate sew up make safe lock on set the seal on own up appeal reassert reaffirm propose champion stress rumor rumour bring forward put about that recount recite lay swear to the fact stand for give testimony be a witness say under oath prevail upon tell give reasons for make a case for set encourage repeat put forth get behind bespeak manifest buttress put on ice give someone your word attest to reveal invoke have a lock on venture volunteer mount betoken be proof of sing witness to be evidence of token evince adjure countersign rubber stamp register notarize sign and seal point to make evident stand up for give facts mouth off shoot one's wad pop off shoot off one's mouth give credence to stick up for throw one's weight behind depose to

Verb

Decide on conditions
stipulate lay down require specify agree contract demand engage guarantee impose pledge postulate promise provide settle state arrange bargain condition designate detail instruct make name order particularise particularize prescribe slot specificate specificize insist on insist upon set down set forth set out state clearly pin down spell out lay finger on make a condition of make a point put down for make a precondition of make a proviso of itemize enumerate list instance individuate relate delineate distinguish cite describe itemise give details be specific about determine define set ordain establish fix appoint choose decide select indicate decree mention tag individualize individualise point out decide on command dictate pronounce catalogue frame communicate declare announce identify note reveal schedule quote show limit nominate catalog draw up specialise conclude specialize peg refer to resolve make known pick out resolve on lay out tick off agree on fix on settle on get down to brass tacks ensure make it a condition underwrite have as a condition pinpoint earmark devote allot prearrange finalize arrive at recommend rule direct enjoin finalise solve work set aside confirm allocate assign formulate set a date for work out point to gesture towards promulgate mark out recite rehearse guide recount narrate fix up decide upon present expound elaborate explain tabulate summarize write prescription make provision for agree upon portray numerate depict write a prescription for divulge disclose express say exhibit uncover embellish circumstantiate epitomize recapitulate tell spread analyse summarise epitomise analyze notify produce record register admit pick take give an account of report on fly speck quote chapter and verse sweat details reel off call adopt elect handpick label prefer favour favor cull term optate cap make it known style dub plump for go for opt for hand-pick cherry-pick make a choice single out make a selection settle upon drop notice put it on record come out with christen entitle brand classify denominate explicitize advert to inventory give explicitise precise finger tab blueprint title class baptize touch upon put down show clearly touch on button down be specific bill characterize denote clepe draw a picture put finger on go into detail authorize cognominate nickname deputise authorise baptise deputize characterise get to the point come to the point

Antonym of covenant

covenant Idiom, Proverb

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